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the ultimate sacrifice for us. as we transfer this treasure, this island, from the navy back to the city, i hope that all of us will remember the service and sacrifice of every sailor, every marine, living and dead. [applause] and the people who left from here and the people who serve today, risking everything, so that we can celebrate today. that legacy lives on in the young men and women who wear the cloth of this country and who are deployed around the world as we meet here today. when the famous or infamous bates 3 aligning closure process started in 1988, a final result of any individual base closure and transfer could not have hoped for a better ultimate outcome than what has been achieved in treasure island. the navy's charge is to dispose of property in a manner that promotes economic development. that has been done. the transfer of treasure island is a win for san francisco. it is a win for the state of california, a win for the united states navy, and a win for the american taxpayers who paid for this base and all the infrastructure that was here. because of this transfer, the ame
who uses the oil and dive into safety by the middle of 2011. we are delighted to be able to use this opportunity. back in october, we had a ground-breaking ceremony for the project as a whole. we had the speaker of the house nancy pelosi with us. the mayor was here, other dignitaries. at the time, we were looking at the oil drive -- doyle drive. we now have a different project for the 21st century. it is an example of what partnership and inventiveness and the full participation of the amazing community of san francisco residents can do to create a project that is really worthy of the amazing natural setting of the presidio park, the largest urban park in the park system. let me start by making some acknowledgements. we have some speakers who i will introduced in a moment, but i am very pleased to welcome to the event, dan representing the speaker's office. i would also like to have very much thank christine from senator feinstein's office, as well as mega miller, a field representative team for senator boxer. in that knowledge and then come i want to the knowledge and leadershi
it was barbara boxer that brought us over the edge. guys, this is a legitimate stimulus project. this is a legitimate shot already project that would not have taken place a year ahead of schedule. it saved the taxpayers $90 million. that was for the leadership of speaker policy and president obama. 6200 jobs will be created over the course of this project, direct and indirect. 2600 direct jobs. you're seeing the hard hats and some of those folks. not just pictures. they are here physically with us. their lives have been enhanced because of the stimulus project. it was noted $100 million or more with the tiger grant got us a year ahead of schedule. in 2013 this will be done. what an extraordinary thing. this is right around the corner. this is real time construction and real leadership. thank you, speaker policy. thank you, barbara boxer. thank you, senator feinstein. thank you to jake mgoldrick. we had regional projects related to work on celebrity -- collectively together. he helped organize a from work with the golden gate bridge district and other leaders throughout the regio
. >>> and that does it for us. chris wallace up >> chris: i'm chris wallace, and this is "fox news sunday." with the mid-term election just 51 days away, the battle over the economy is going. the president offers a new plan and steps up the attack on republicans. the g.o.p. calls it too little, too late. we'll discuss the economy and the campaign with austan goolsbee, the new chair of the president's council of economic advisors. and former house speaker newt gingrich. then the anniversary of 9/11. the controversy over the ground zero mosque, and the threat to burn the quran. we'll ask our sunday group about the new tension in america's relationship with islam. and our power player of the week. trying to restore a once great team to its former glory. all right now on "fox news sunday." and hello again from fox news in washington. the political battle lines are now drawn can over what should be done to shore up the nation's economy. we'll talk with former republican house speaker newt gingrich in a few minutes but we begin with the first interview of the new chair of the president council
to say that after this recession that began in 2007 put us deep in the hole. it will be a long bat to get out of that deep of a recession. posor so we've had pitive private sector job growth -- >> cis: i'll get to that. >> i don't think the unemployment rate will be coming down significantly anytime in the near future. >> it's now 9.6%. end of this year? >> look, iry to stay out of the forecasting games other than o official forecast. it's clear that the labor market is gnificantly weaked. has been for some time. we have to do everything we can to try to create jobs and get people back to work. >> chris: could it be 10% by the end of the year? >> as i say, i'm not going to speculate. we have official forecasts and we'll release them when they come out. we need to -- >> chris: you don't expect it to go down appreciably -- >> i don't expect it to go down appreciably. our forecast and other forecasts say the same thing. >> chris: you predicted the economy, g.d.p. would be 3% growth this year. in the second quarteit already opped to 1.6%.s what is your forecast now for the second half of this
to say that after this recession that ban in 2007 put us very deep in the hole, it is going to be a long battle to get out of that deep of a recession so we have had positive private sector job growth for 8 months but i don't think the unemployment rate will be coming down significantly any time in the future. >> chris: do you think it will be -- it is now 9.6%. end of this year? >> look, i try to stay out of the specific forecasting games other than our official forecasts. i think it is clear that the labor market is significantly weakened, has been for some time. we have to do erything we can to create jobs and get people back to work. >> chris: could it be 10% by the end of the year? >> i'm not going to speculate. we have specific forecasts and we will release them when they come out. >> chris: but you don't expect it to do down appreciably. >> i don't expect it to go down appreciably. >> chris: the repo expectd that gdp would be 3% this year. in the second quarter it already dropped to 1.6%. what is the forecast now for the second half of this year? >> well, as i say, the forecasts c
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